State’s largest trees includes a Nordmann fir and tamarack at Buena Vista, and a Douglas fir at Belmont Hall.
Qualifications: We are looking for volunteers who work well within a team and have an interest and/or knowledge or skills in basic gardening, ornamental horticulture, or general plant-related topics. Experience or education in horticulture is a plus! This opportunity may also suitable for groups! Sites: Various sites throughout the state of Delaware, including our museum […]
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’ Height: 2 ft. Spread: 18-24 in. USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-9 Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Little Spire’ Height: 2 ft. Spread: 2-3 ft. USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-9 Rudbeckia fulgida var. fulgida Height: 24-30 in. Spread: 1-2 ft. USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-7 Salvia nemorosa ‘Blue Hill’ Height: 18-30 in. Spread: 12-15 in. USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-9 […]
Today the New Castle Green provides both residents and visitors with an important sense of open space, in a heavily populated area. Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs maintains the trees on The Green and has done so since 1967. In 1989 the New Castle Advisory Committee was established to provide additional opportunities for community […]
The John Dickinson Plantation may not look exactly as it did 200 years ago, but it still gives the feeling of the 18th century. In 1954, Alden Hopkins, who helped design gardens for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, designed a Colonial Revival garden for the plantation. The formal garden was installed during 1954 and 1955. The […]
New employees include two members of the Horticulture Team and an addition to the staff of the Buena Vista conference/event center.
Thirty-one-year veteran works in the division’s Horticulture Team.
Holiday display through December 2016 features preserved flowers, fruit, evergreen branches and other plant material.
Additions made to volunteer-services, horticulture and site-management teams and at the Buena Vista Conference Center.